Statistical Survey Operations


Released Monday, March 30, 2015, the decisions settle disputes over collective agreements that cover December 1, 2011 to November 30, 2014 for Statistical Survey Operations Regional Officers and Field Interviewers.

Regional Office Interviewers  – The members of this unit of approximately 500 members work in Statistics Canada offices around the country collecting information for national surveys.  They are responsible largely for telephone interviews which collect the raw data that is subseq

Collective agreement


June 28, 2016

PSAC has negotiated a settlement with Statistical Survey Operations (SSO) that will put outstanding pay equity money into the hands of our members.

January 20, 2016

They are one group of workers in the federal public service who have fallen victim to the prvious government’s efforts to trim the budget. Statistical Survey Operators are amongst the lowest paid, with the least job security.

October 21, 2015

This is a call out to PSAC equity activists to participate in the upcoming Statistical Survey Operations RO and Field Interviewers National Bargaining Conference.

June 1, 2015

Bargaining teams for both the Regional Office and Field Interviewer groups have finally reached the finish line in our protracted round of bargaining with Treasury Board.

April 17, 2015

The new provisions of the arbitral award related to severance for retirement or resignation will require all SSO bargaining unit members (both the RO and FI units) to make an important decision in the coming year.

April 17, 2015

The arbitration decisions for the Regional Officer bargaining unit were released on March 30, 2015. The attached document provides the summary of changes to the collective agreement.

April 17, 2015

The arbitration decisions for the Field Interviewer bargaining unit were released March 30, 2015. The attached document provides the summary of changes to the collective agreement.

April 1, 2015

Finally, after three-and-a-half years, we received the arbitration awards for  interviewers (belonging to the RO and FI classifications) who conduct surveys for Statistics Canada.

November 25, 2014

PSAC members at Statistical Survey Operations told their employer and the Harper government that they want a fair collective agreement now.

October 7, 2014

Court challenge over Public Service Labour Relations Board ruling to be heard Wednesday, October 8.